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Healthy chart bows for Scotty, Lauren

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Scotty McCreery is off to a good start as the Season 10 American Idol champ. His post-Idol single, I Love You This Big, bows at No. 32 on Billboard's Country Tracks airplay chart. The position is the highest debut for a new artist since Billboard used airplay data for that chart in 1990.

Lauren Alaina's single, Like My Mother Does, comes in at No. 49.

Both tunes are expected to debut much higher on Billboard's Hot 100 which adds in sales to airplay points. iTunes albums featuring studio versions of many of the finalists' performances have been riding iTunes Top 10 album chart since the finale aired Wednesday.

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Actually, Scotty fixed the posture thing--he was so used to playing guitar. And you might want to watch him on Regis & Kelly if it gets posted on you tube....he just sang with a piano and it was beautiful. He can sing.

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Congrats to Scotty, I hope I get to meet you this coming fest in person. I'll be there like the pass years from New Orleans this time cheering you on. I love hearing you for you have that true heart in your voice witch it's going to the best. I think when they hear you sing in person they will go crazy as well as
I just knew when I first heard your voice and sing that you would go all the way and win. I thank you for way you being so truthful our Lord and us. I was voting for Carrie Underwood from day one also. I'll be at the CMT & CMA Fest looking for you. Knowing that I may see you or meet you at CMA Fest will make this trip more wonderful for me. The lord is with you so sing as you never done before and have fun. Scotty you may be 17, but you sing with heart that shows. We have so much to be thankful for your sining is what this world needs. Luren and you have brought bar of country even higher. It's going to be a good CMA Fest ever.
Man I love country and country love you guys.

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